Indigenous LGBTQ+ People: Disparities and Data Justice

In the last five years, the U.S. has seen a sharp increase in the availability of sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) data at the population level. However, the reach and representation of those data are not uniform. American Indian peoples who are also LGBTQ, Two-Spirit, or identified with a sexual and gender minority group are often invisible in these conversations about data and LGBT disparities. The panel includes a review of recent research on the role of LGBT status in the health and economic well-being of American Indian/Alaska Native peoples in the U.S. Panelists also discuss the implications of these data across land, health, and social welfare law and policy in tribal and federal contexts.

60 min
April 5, 2022

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